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Leif Ove Andsnes, Vasily Petrenko Sean Rafferty's guests include Leif Ove Andsnes and Vasily Petrenko.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, In Tune, Theatre, Educational psychology, Teaching, Printing
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b092jync
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El Cid A version of Le Cid, seeing the 11th-century Spanish hero before his rise to fame.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Legal documents
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06vp3c9
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Rosmersholm Ibsen's play about a man rejecting society's conservative values. Will his peers let him?.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Alternative rock groups from California, Musical groups from...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088j46z
Benny Goodman Geoffrey Smith plays Benny Goodman's live performance classics.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Geoffrey Smith's Jazz, Swing musicians, Swing bandleaders, Columbia Records...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ln8q8
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Tuesday - Rob Cowan with Simon Sebag Montefiore Proms Artist of the Day: Mark Elder. With Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance Marches Nos 2 and 3
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics, Journalism, Decca Records artists, Domes, War, Communist...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07nmlym
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Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) Donald Macleod explains how the revolution of 1930 turned Villa-Lobos's life around.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07mwnxq
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Kathryn Tickell - Ragged Union in session Kathryn Tickell with a live session with American bluegrass and blues band Ragged Union.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, World on 3, Radio formats, East Africa, Harvard University alumni, American...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07xj008
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All of the Violence in the World Three wars. Three causes. Three teenagers with nothing to lose but their lives.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b099vsw2
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The Physicists By Friedrich Durrenmatt. Classic European 1960s farce about three deluded scientists.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Legal professions, Political terminology, National security,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01pyfr9
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Monday with Rob Cowan - Patricia Routledge, Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation, Haydn's Trumpet Concerto Rob Cowan presents as Dame Patricia Routledge lists her influences and inspirations.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics, African-American musicians, Types of musical groups,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b099tkx3
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Between Ballard's Ears Two binaural adaptations of JG Ballard's short fiction: Track 12 and Venus Smiles.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Between the Ears, Visual arts, Arts, Construction, Aesthetics, Hippie movement,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0801hl4
Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival Music by J Strauss II and Holst, featuring Ashley Wass and Kathryn Stott (pianos).
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert, Performing arts, Meteorology, Paper products, Color
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07pj53n
Sound Frontiers: Simon Rattle conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Simon Rattle conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in Brahms, Rott, Bruckner.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Radio 3 in Concert, Knights Bachelor, Commanders of the Order of the British...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07xhvzd
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Topics: Radio Program, Composers for piano, American composers, Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and...
Mose Allison Geoffrey Smith celebrates pianist Mose Allison, known as 'the sage of Tippo, Mississippi'.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Geoffrey Smith's Jazz, Prestige Records artists, Atlantic Records artists,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04fybmb
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Thomas Sondergard conducts the BBC NOW in music by Bartok, Malcolm Hayes and Dvorak.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms 2016
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07mwnyp
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Wednesday - Sarah Walker with Sally Phillips Proms Artist of the Day: Marin Alsop, conducting Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics, Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Mass...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07pfftd
Miles Davis '60s Celebrating the 1964-68 Miles Davis quintet with Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Geoffrey Smith's Jazz, Jazz fusion musicians, John Coltrane, Miles Davis,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b095q0db
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Nikolaj Znaider, Philip Glass - Music in Twelve Parts, Daryl Runswick Tom Service meets violinist Nikolaj Znaider. Plus Philip Glass's Music in Twelve Parts.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Music Matters, Contemporary classical music performers, American composers,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ndm03
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Thursday Opera Matinee Katie Derham presents the first part of Rameau's opera Les Indes galantes.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Afternoon on 3, Areas of London, Continents, Contemporary art, American...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b084dc4y
Chris Hadfield Michael Berkeley's guest is astronaut Chris Hadfield.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Private Passions, Space stations, Manned spacecraft, Space launch vehicles,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b084crd7
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Live from the Met Live from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, a performance of Gounod's Romeo et Juliette.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Opera on 3, Musical groups from Los Angeles, California, American rock music...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08bb7qs
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The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name Matthew Sweet on film and music for hidden gay cinema.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Sound of Cinema, Bisexual writers, LGBT writers from England, Oscar Wilde, Gay...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08zd249
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Topics: Radio Program, Western classical music styles, Musical terminology, Chamber music, American...
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Topics: Radio Program, Composers for piano, Contemporary classical music performers, Members of the...
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Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979) Donald Macleod focuses on period Rebecca Clarke studied with Charles Villiers Stanford.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, 2nd millennium, Marriage, Family, Men, Motherhood,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08rg5g6
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Topics: Radio Program, James Joyce, Shoes, Boots, Literature, Collaboration, Artistic techniques, Commerce
Christopher Reid, Craig Raine Archive recordings, with readings by poets Christopher Reid and Craig Raine.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Three Score and Ten
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b080xzf2
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Andromache By Jean Racine. With Tanya Moodie as Andromache and Joel MacCormack as Orestes.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Trojans, Greek mythology, Marriage, American post-grunge musical...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08bbghs
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The Tidebreak By David Constantine. Three lyrical, linked tales set on the sea defences of Morecambe Bay
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Tables (furniture), Parks, Garden features, Foods, Outdoor...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b084vqgb
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Jonathan Swain Jonathan Swain explores different composers' ideas of midsummer, from Purcell to Tippett.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Sunday Morning, American classical pianists, Guggenheim Fellows, Composers for...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07pdyr9
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Things Might Change or Cease Linda Marshall Griffiths's drama about estranged sisters on a journey to find their father
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b019m11n
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2017 Anne‐Sophie Mutter and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra play Dvorak and Mahler.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, Jewish classical musicians, Harvard University alumni, American...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b093p3b0
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Topics: Radio Program, American composers, Members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Fellows of...
2016 Queen's Hall Series The Australian Chamber Orchestra and Richard Tognetti play Wagner and Mahler.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Edinburgh International Festival
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07mwn18
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Alice Coltrane Kevin Le Gendre celebrates the music of harpist Alice Coltrane.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Jazz Line-Up, John Coltrane, Impulse! Records artists, American jazz composers,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b092fj7m
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Topics: Radio Program, Musical trios, English composers, Christian theology, Family, Christian terms,...
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Topics: Radio Program, Musical groups from Boston, Massachusetts, Members of the Order of the Companions of...
Edinburgh International Festival 70 Early years at the Festival with Schubert Lieder from Kathleen Ferrier and Bruno Walter.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert, Commanders of the Order of the British Empire,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0902sh3
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Anna Pavord Michael Berkeley's guest is writer on gardens and landscape Anna Pavord.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Private Passions, Centuries, Early Modern period, Western classical music...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07pdyrc
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My Own Life Joss Ackland and Ken Stott read the final works of Oliver Sacks and David Hume.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Alumni of the University of Edinburgh, Academics of the University...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08slgl6
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Topics: Radio Program, Contemporary classical music performers, American composers, Nonesuch Records...
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Topics: Radio Program, Island countries, British conductors (music), Western Europe, Northern Europe,...
East Neuk Festival 2016 Kate Molleson presents Mendelssohn, Scarlatti and Liszt from the 2016 East Neuk Festival.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert, Monthly magazines, Romantic composers, Calendars,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07xhv30
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Breaking Free: The World of Yesterday Anton Lesser and Imogen Stubbs explore Stefan Zweig's memoir The World of Yesterday.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Words and Music, Power pop groups, Personal life, Anthropology, Philosophy of...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b086t9n0
Wigmore Hall Mondays: Anne Queffelec Live from Wigmore Hall, pianist Anne Queffelec plays Bach, Handel and Scarlatti.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert, Capitals in Europe, Geography terminology, Earth,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b098h33v
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Saturday - Tom McKinney Tom McKinney presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Breakfast
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07nm3l6
Robert Schumann (1810-1856) Recounting the tragic events leading up to Schumann's voluntary admission to an asylum.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, German classical pianists, Robert Schumann, Orchestras,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08mdjlj
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Monday - Rob Cowan with Simon Sebag Montefiore Proms Artist of the Day: Thomas Ades, who conducts Couperin's Les barricades mysterieuses.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07nmjzd
Mozart, Shostakovich and Debussy Mozart, Lubica Cekovska, Shostakovich, Debussy and Part from continental music festivals.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Radio 3 in Concert, Types of musical groups, Republics, Countries in Europe,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07y9qyb
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13/08/2016 Alyn Shipton's selection of requests includes music from clarinettist Edmond Hall.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Jazz Record Requests
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07nm5w7
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Topics: Radio Program, Community, Human geography, Political science terms, Popular culture, Cities,...
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2017 The Last Night of the BBC Proms with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and conductor Sakari Oramo
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, BBC music, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Classical music in the United...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0948frx
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Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nurnburg Wagner's epic comedy Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, from Covent Garden.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Opera on 3, American musical groups, Academic administration, Education...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08t159w
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Topics: Radio Program, American composers, Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Italian...
Kamau Brathwaite Archive recording by Kamau Brathwaite, who reads his poems Calypso and The Emigrants.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Three Score and Ten, Literature, Former Spanish colonies, Poetry, States of the...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b081tkm7
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) Donald Macleod explains how Handel left the opera business for good.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Early Modern English poems, Broadway musicals, Printing,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b084dbsx
Thom Gunn Archive recording by poet Thom Gunn, who reads from his work The Man with Night Sweats.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Three Score and Ten, Emotion, Law, Anthropology, Life
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0833vh7
Elizabeth Watts in Conversation Former BBC New Generation Artist Elizabeth Watts in conversation with Clemency Burton-Hill
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, New Generation Artists, Music industry, Alumni of the Royal College of Music,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07rkwvy
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Topics: Radio Program, Types of musical groups, Orchestras, Religious philosophical concepts
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Topics: Radio Program, American jazz pianists, African-American musicians, Classical music trios, Types of...
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Topics: Radio Program, Buildings and structures in Westminster, Hereford, Marriage, Family, Masculine given...
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Thursday - Rob Cowan with Jessica Hynes With Proms Artist of the Day: BBC NOW, performing Stravinsky's Scherzo fantastique.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07mwh95
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Wednesday - Rattle on Radio 3 Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic at 2016 New Year's Eve in Berlin.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Afternoon on 3, Knights Bachelor, Compositions by Antonín Dvořák,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0949f2f
Tuesday with Suzy Klein - The Artificial Intelligence of Ada Lovelace, Berlioz's Roman Carnival Overture, Kwame Kwei-Armah Featured guest Kwame Kwei-Armah reveals the cultural influences that have shaped him.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics, Commandeurs of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Honorary...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b098hrbn
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Topics: Radio Program, Classical music in London, Knights Bachelor, Theatre, Stagecraft
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Nikolaj Znaider, Philip Glass - Music in Twelve Parts, Daryl Runswick Tom Service meets violinist Nikolaj Znaider. Plus Philip Glass's Music in Twelve Parts.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Music Matters, Contemporary classical music performers, American composers,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ndm03
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Topics: Radio Program, English composers, Types of musical groups, Musical trios, Cleaning, Laundry,...
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Topics: Radio Program, English poets, Classical music trios, Verb types, Types of musical groups, Android...
Norman MacCaig, Sorley MacLean Archive readings by Scottish poets Norman MacCaig and Sorley MacLean.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Three Score and Ten
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0833y4m
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Breaking Free: Tuesday - Petroc Trelawny Petroc Trelawny presents the breakfast show, with a special twist to Bach before Seven.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Breakfast, American composers, West Yorkshire, Types of musical groups,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b086tffx
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2016 An All-Mozart Prom, featuring Per questa bella mano; Clarinet Concerto in A; Requiem.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, Types of musical groups, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Orchestras,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07pjdq4
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Christmas Close Up The resonance of the Feast of the Holy Innocents for Christians in the Middle East.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, The Essay, Western Asia, American Protestants, Member states of the United...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08584m2
Five under 40 Donald Macleod hears from Anna Meredith, who writes and produces electronic music.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07xhtb4
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Fiona Talkington Fiona Talkington with music from the Punkt Festival, plus Reich on harpsichord.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Late Junction, Theatre
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b096gv0j